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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
monday that created speed bumps for healthcare.gov. that website had 375,000 visitors before noon. this is after the obama administration said they fixed bugs on the website. they have been issues and sometimes fail to deliver information to being current company. least four more oversight hearings on obamacare later this week. let's talk about sports news. the nationals are hard at work in the off-season. how much will the deal cost them? >> it is big news. it is a good deal for the nationals. i can tell you that the manager, matt williams, the new manager is very excited tonight. -- gio gonzalez and jordan zimmerman. they made a trade to get doug pfister. city and to the motor pfister is 29 years old. he finished 14-9 with 159 strikeouts. in 2012, he set an american league record in kansas city. the staff page detroit into the world series. doug pfister is a battle tested playoff picture. it will be fun to watch. they get pfister from the detroit tigers. >> fun to watch right now. >> see you in a bit. the silver line. we will tell you why they will not make a february launch dat
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:35pm EST
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> tomorrow marks cyber monday. fedex expects to move when the 2 million shipments. cyber monday is the monday after thanksgiving where lots of stores offer deep discounts on their websites. fedex has hired tens of thousands of seasonal workers to handle the surge of shipments that they are expecting. it is the week of tree lighting's and the district. house speaker john boehner will light the capitol christmas tree on tuesday. the 88-foot spruce arrived on the west lawn monday morning after a month-long journey from washington state. it is decorated with 5000 locally crafted ornaments to reflect this yours theme, sharing washington's good- natured. the firstobama and family on friday are expected to take part in the letting of the national christmas tree. the ceremony will take place near the white ho
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
look there. partners atur news politico have learned that 29,000 people signed up on healthcare.gov signed up on sunday. that's more than the entire several october. intersections closed because of a gas leak in tysons cner. the gas line broke near cambridge road. drivers are being asked to avoid that area. the judiciary and public safety committee holding a hearing. they are focusing on the vacancies in paramedics and fire in umass. they will also look at a scathing audit. the audit found that the vehicles are in generally poor have been in disrepair for 15 to 20 years. the d.c. fire captain says the department has a lot of good news to share. gray has givent us $24 million. he has been extremely supportive throughout this process. bureau chief sam ford is at today's committee hearing. we will hear his full report tonight on abc seven news. now, in update on the recount in the attorney general race. the committee held a meeting to determine me timeline -- the timeline for the recount. was namedark herring the winner. we will have much more coming up tonight on abc 7 news. >> we
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
the site by 5:30. jonathan karl looks at the whole picture right now. >> reporter: healthcare.gov may be working better but dan howard of freeport, pennsylvania has been trying to enroll for two months and is still out of luck. >> i can log on and amazingly i can log on darn quick, but whenever i finish my actual log in it says i can't go any further because i'm not verified that i'm me. >> reporter: he received a cancellation notice from his insurance company back in september. now howard is worried he's running out of time to get a new policy. >> i had a heart attack nine years ago. i'm terrified of not having a policy on january 1st. >> reporter: others experience delays. the white house says it's due to a huge increase in traffic worthy of cyber monday. 375,000 visiting the website by noon today. but this time for those who can't get in right away, there is a system that allows them to wait online. we were able to get on the site after about ten minutes. the bottom line, the administration says, after a massive effort to fix the glitches, the website is now working much better and
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
prize winner tuesday. all of that right here on abc 7 news at 5:00. coming up, politics and healthcare colitis again. this time, problems with the theite are infiltrating maryland governor. >> this centers on a massive military installation. >> are you someone who likes to spoil your niece or nephew >> we are getting closer and closer to christmas. yearere's one group this in particular getting extra attention and they are not parents. natasha barrett is here to explain. >> this is the first time some stores are marketing to aunts. a new term, pank. stores like best buy are targeting a certain group of big spenders this holiday season. the aunts so much so there's a new term -- pank. professional aunt, no kids. powerave spending dropping $9 billion on their nieces and nephews per year. some spend $300, others $500 per child. >> that's a brand-new word for me. like she did not want kids of her own but she adores her three-year-old niece and one- year-old nephew. cracks have much do you spoil your niece and nephew? >> i'm ridiculous. they have to have organic clothes. >> author melanie p
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thegovernment is hoping all frustrated users will give healthcare.gov one more go. the worst of the glitches have been fixed. it says the site is up and running 95% of the time last week but the biggest test could happen on december 23 as people rushed to meet the endline so their coverage could start at the beginning of the new year. could drag racing have caused the crash that killed actor paul walker? new details on the investigation into the death of the fast and. star. to outsmart scammers while you shop online today. is this the body of a woman who gave birth just 30 days ago? does she look like lacks now to a developing story out of hollywood -- new developments in the crash that killed paul walker. police say they received a tip that drag racing may have led to the crash on saturday. investigators had already ruled speed was a factor. now they are looking into whether another car veered in front of the porsche he was driving and caused the crash. shoppers right now are clicking their way through their holiday shopping be says of it is -- because it is cyber monday. .ere is a tip you
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
the clock work, the technical problems that help their got of -- at healthcare.gov were mostly fixed. hiccups,. somll hiccups, some users will encounter delays. some users are still not having much luck. howard has-- dan been waiting for two months. >> i cannot go any further because i'm not verified that i am me. >> his biggest concern now is getting a new policy in time. attack nineeart years ago, i'm terrified of not having a policy on january 1. differentll focus on aspects of the health care law, highlighting how it ended discrimination for people with three existing conditions, and expanded coverage for millions of americans who do not have insurance. karen travers, abc 7 news, washington. >> new at noon, two consultants have concluded that the cell, butdied in his he did not choke himself for sexual pleasure. suggestedisons report he died from autoerotic stimulation, but the consultants from evidence in the cell and writing in the journal. >> a black friday brault. rawl. the accusation a woman yelled before the fest began to fly -- fists begin to fly. >> we will tell you how h
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> you are watching abc seven news your side. justst-released -- released 911 calls are giving insight into the moment a man opened fire inside a connecticut elementary school. or then 20 minutes were released, including one from a woman wanted in the attack that left 26 people dead, 26 children. the calls show a calm response from dispatchers despite audibled gunshots rate abc seven has chosen not to air the audio. virginia gun dealers made the a lot of money on black friday. more than 3900 individual gun transactions, breaking last year's record of 3856 transactions. gun sales for the year are on track to break last year's record. >> the administration's efforts to fix the obamacare website appear to be paying off somewhat. sources say 29,000 people have signed up for insurance plans on sunday and monday which surpasses the total
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. officers under investigation, suspected of running a prostitution ring. >> officers went to his home searching for a missing 16-year- old girl. is outside of the officer's home in southeast with the details. roz? documents, weurt discovered when investigators came here tuesday night, that police officer answer the door himself. he smelled the strong odor of marijuana and found more marijuana on the inside. here is some video we captured upon the search going on last night. inside the apartment, investigators found two young women, one who was 18, the other the 16-year-old missing girl. they had been searching for her. she told investigators she had been there several times and had met six other females. he told -- she said they had worked as prostitutes for the officers. he
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
administration said it had fixed some 400 bugs on the healthcare.gov website, users are running into a different delay. sign. that is a positive scott thuman is in the newsroom. you could call it cyber monday, though with some issues. the website did not crash necessarily, but it would not necessarily let you instantly enroll either. the white house says it is because it had 300 75,000 visitors today alone even before noon. today aloneisitors even before noon. encouraging news, but it is still not able to handle quite that much. this.y are seeing we need you to wait here so we can make sure there is room for you to have a good experience, it says. it even offers to notify you when it's ready. >> we are not done, but we have passed an important milestone. >> there are also other issues on the site's backend. it is sometimes failing to deliver your info to the insurance company, meaning they are yournow they provider. >> if
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
is touting the improved version healthcare.gov. the timely version of those ads on calendars. -- advent calendars. it will be a new push every day between now and the first sign up deadline to highlight different benefits of the plan. the critics are asking why. last two campaigns ended a year ago, the president is back on the trail and away. stumping not for votes at four enrollees. >> i need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, its benefits, its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. >> it is the first in a now daily push between today and december 23 to get as many as possible to sign up. that is the deadline if you want coverage beginning january 1. through social media, surrogates and mr. obama will say the website has improved. they hope million general, especially young and healthy customers in just a matter of months. >> we're not going to walk away. if i have to fight another three years to make sure this law works that is what i will do. >> opponents argued very little thus thene as planned, need
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
travers tells us, that's by design. >> reporter: president obama highlighted the progress at healthcare.gov. but once again, he reminded americans that the health care law is not just a website. and he had a strong message for republicans. he said the health care law is here to stay. >> my main message today is we're not going back. after just the first month, despite all of the problems in the rollout, about 500,000 people across the country are poised to gain health care coverage threw marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. >> reporter: but the white house says the problems are almost fixed. over the next three weeks they'll make a big push to get people enrolled so they have health insurance by january 1st. john and diana? >> karen, thank you. >>> bill clinton is clarifying recent comments about health care. president clinton recently said that mr. obama should keep his word and allow people to keep their current plans. he told cnn yesterday he was trying to be supportive of the president. the obama administration has not announced plans to rectify that issue. also, bill
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
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ABC
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am EST
, healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> officials say some consumers may encounter problems. they are encouraged to phone the call center if that happens. >>> today kicks off phase two of the holiday shopping rush and john's favorite day, cybermonday. analysts predict americans will spend nearly $2 billion today alone. that is just a drop in the bucket compared to the entire weekend's take. by the end of today, americans will have spent an estimated $57 billion, money spent by as many as 140 million shoppers. that's incredible. all of these numbers are slightly down from last year, if you can believe it. retailers have high hopes for today. many analysts are expecting the biggest cybermonday ever. up 11% from three years ago. still some 30% of us are planning to spend less on gifts this year. >> the government shut down had a real effect on consumer and business confidence. so with another potential shutdown looming in january, there's a lot of coern out there. and people are becoming tighter with their money this holiday season. >> experts a
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